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Kung-Fu, or Tauist Medical Gymnastics, by John Dudgeon, [1895], at

No. 23.—Shih Hsing-lin's (#) Method of warming the Tan-tien.—To cure the small bowels of air, cold and pain.

Sit upright, rub the two hands extremely hot, direct them to the navel, and circulate the air in 49 mouthfuls.

Adding to the taste of the San-ling (#) Powder.

Prescription.—Take of chu-ling (#), tuberiform bodies of an unknown nature, tse-hsieh, pai-shu, fu-ling, cinnamon, hwei-hsiang (#), Fennel (Foeniculum vulgaris), betel-nut, mu-t‘ung, chin-ling-tse (#) chü-ho-jen (#), orange seed kernels. Make a decoction, adding a little salt.

The Figure is the usual one, with the hands embracing the navel as directed.

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